Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 8 Q & A 12 Q What special act of providence did God exercise towards man in the estate wherein he was created? A When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him, upon condition of perfect obedience; forbidding him to eat of the …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 7 Q & A 11 Q What are God’s works of providence? A God’s works of providence are, his most holy,1 wise,2 and powerful3 preserving4 and governing5 all his creatures, and all their actions.6 *1 Psalm 145:17. *2 Psalm 104:24. *3 Hebrews 1:3. *4 Nehemiah 9:6. *5 Ephesians 1:19-22. …

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Mike Emlet encourages us to find the line that has trust in God’s providence on one side, and reliance on our effort and initiative on the other. it’s easy to become imbalanced and to drift into either the “power mode” or the “presumption mode.” In the power mode, we take charge of our lives as …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lords’ Day 10 27. Q. What do you understand by the providence of God? A. The almighty and ever-present power of God whereby he still upholds, as it were by his own hand, heaven and earth together with all creatures, and rules in such a way that leaves and grass, rain and …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 9 26. Q. What do you believe when you say: “I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth”? A. That the eternal Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who out of nothing created heaven and earth with all that is in them, who also upholds and …

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